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  • Tanning Bed

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    A tanning bed may look very simple, but in reality it is very complicated, for instance, Gamma Rays have frequency’s greater than 3 x 1019, while UV rays have much lower frequency’s, so in a sunbed, if the frequency of UV light increases then it technically becomes Gamma Rays, depending on the amount of radiation that the person is exposed to, he/she might get radiation poisoning if exposed to small amounts of radiation, but if exposed to a large amount, according to a study in 2007 by the Health

  • Tanning Bed Essay

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    Foundation, the chances of getting melanoma increases by 75% if one uses a tanning bed before the age of thirty. (Why is tanning dangerous?). In addition, every one in three cancers diagnosed are diagnosed as skin cancer, and nearly 75% of patients diagnosed have admitted to using a tanning bed at least once in their lives. Although in some states it may be legal to use tanning beds under the age of eighteen, tanning beds have been proven to cause melanoma and skin damage when used inappropriately

  • The Importance Of Tanning Bed

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    expert optician care for 15 years, and so we are recommending tips about keeping your eyes safe this summer. Exposure to sunlight may increase the risk of developing growths on the eyes and cataracts. Don’t forget that this risk applies to using tanning beds, and always protect your eyes from indoor UV light. When sunlight reflects off water and sand, it can lead to a painful condition called photokeratitis (which is also responsible for snow blindness and is like a sunburned eye). Since UV radiation

  • Tanning Beds: Article Summary

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    Journal of Health Education, vol. 41, no. 5, 2010, pp. 274+. Questia School, www.questiaschool.com/read 1G1-238556190/college-students-knowledge-attitudes-and-perceptions. This article examines the risks and effects of ultraviolet radiation from tanning beds. Felts has conducted a thorough investigation of ultraviolet radiation effects and compared the results to those of a study performed seventeen years earlier. Specifically, both studies found that immediate effects of ultraviolet radiation

  • Tanning Beds and Skin Cancer Essay

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    Tanning Beds and Skin Cancer What is UV radiation? Before one can discuss harmful effects of tanning equipment and increased sun exposure, one must be familiar with the components of ultraviolet light and how affects the skin. Sunlight contains two types of ultraviolet (UV) light: UVA and UVB. UVA rays consist of longer wavelengths that penetrate deep into the dermal layer of skin. Limited exposure to UVA rays causes skin to tan; however, most experts agree that overexposure to UVA can lead

  • Should Teens Be Banned From Tanning Beds?

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    Period 1 26 April, 2017 Should teens be banned from tanning beds? Are you a teen that is tired of people judging you for using tanning beds? Yes? Well let 's stop it!!! How many people are going to debate whether tanning in tanning salons is good or bad for you? Why can 't everyone just stop judging one another and quit the petty arguments about tanning beds? According to Debate.org, around 63% of people say teens should be banned from tanning beds… When the other 37% say stop jumping to conclusions

  • Tanning Beds Usage Among High School Students

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    Tanning Bed Usage Among High School Students Introduction here Tanning Beds and Health Outcomes Among the general public the use of tanning beds is associated with a variety of health risks. According to Madigan and Lim (2016), some of the risks include an increased occurrence of skin cancers (melanoma and nonmelanoma) and becoming psychologically dependent on using tanning beds. Another interesting health outcome linked to tanning bed use is people who use them tend to participate in “other high-risk

  • Tanning Beds Are Becoming Popular Amongst Younger People

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    Tanning Beds Tanning is becoming popular amongst younger people, possibly leading them to their death. Social media, peers, and celebrities have taught us that our appearance is more important than our health. Tanning beds are becoming the next trend; the next cigarette. Instagram has become flooded with images of young, fit people with an unnatural orange glow, followed by an endless stream of comments reading “goals.” The cheapest, fastest and easiest way to get a natural looking tan is to use

  • Dangers Of Tanning Beds

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    my belief that tanning beds cause skin cancer. As a teenager, I never used the services of a tanning salon, because my mother and my dermatologist succeeded in terrifying me about the dangers of tanning beds. Not surprisingly the article I found, “Congressional Investigation Finds Tanning Salons Lie About Health Risks to Patrons”, confirmed my beliefs. The article summarizes a study that was completed by the U.S House and Energy Committee, which revealed that 90% of the 300 tanning salons that were

  • Tanning Beds And Melanoma Essay

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    TANNING BEDS AND MELANOMA “Those who tanned the most—for ten years or more had more than twice the risk of melanoma compared with people who never used tanning beds.”—Martin Weinstock of Brown University of Medicine. Tanning beds are very menacing machines. They give out ultra violet rays that lead to melanoma, the most dangerous type of skin cancer. Tanning beds are causing many problems to millions of people. I. Most people go to salons or anywhere else to get a tan and they will ask “Are